Get $15, $30, Or $60 In Chase Credit Card "Payment Protection" Class Action

Get $15, $30, Or $60 In Chase Credit Card "Payment Protection" Class Action

You’re eligible to claim cash if you had a Chase credit card and got charged for a payment protection product between Sept 2, 2004 and Nov 11, 2010, thanks to a recent class action settlement. [More]

Get Free Minutes In Verizon Wireless Class Action

Get Free Minutes In Verizon Wireless Class Action

A class action suit that alleged Verizon Wireless charged customers on the “America’s Choice II Calling Plan” for roaming, even though the plan is supposed to have no domestic roaming, has resulted in a settlement. If you were a subscriber to this plan at any point after February 21, 2005, you’re gonna get some free minutes. [More]

Lowes Ups Stinky Drywall Settlement From $4,500 To $100,000

Lowes Ups Stinky Drywall Settlement From $4,500 To $100,000

Remember those stories about the drywall sold and installed by big American chains that turned out to be contaminated by noxious sulfur smells? Well, now Lowe’s has upped its max payout for affected homeowners from a max of $4,500 in cash and gift cards to $100,000. Replacing the amount of appliances and other possessions irreversibly tainted by the horrid smell can easily reach that one-hundred grand mark so this is a step in the right direction, and lays bare how paltry Lowe’s initial offer was. It’s just business, baby, stinky, stinky, business. [More]

Get $150 In Dell Inspiron "Deceptively Designed" Class Action

Get $150 In Dell Inspiron "Deceptively Designed" Class Action

A class action lawsuit claims Dell “deceptively designed” its Inspiron laptop series to have “1) inadequate cooling systems, (2) a power supply system that prematurely fails when used as intended, and (3) motherboards that prematurely fail when used as intended.” If you had one of these laptops and paid Dell for a repair, you could be eligible for a $150 payout. [More]

"Shocked" That It's Not Healthy, Mother Sues Nutella

"Shocked" That It's Not Healthy, Mother Sues Nutella

A mother of a four-year old child has filed a class action lawsuit against delicious hazelnut spread Nutella. In her complaint, the mother says she was as “shocked to learn” from her friends “that Nutella was in fact not a ‘healthy,’ ‘nutritious’ food,” as advertised, “but was instead the next best thing to a candy bar.” [More]

Pay Movers A Fuel Surcharge Fee? Get Money Back

Pay Movers A Fuel Surcharge Fee? Get Money Back

If you hired movers and paid a fuel surcharge fee, you could be up for getting some cash back in a recent class action action. [More]

Get Up To $175 In The Clorox Bowl Cleaner Class Action

Get Up To $175 In The Clorox Bowl Cleaner Class Action

You can get up to $175 if you bought, used, or suffered property damage from using Clorox Automatic Toilet Bowl cleaners, thanks to a class action settlement. [More]

Google Settles Buzz Lawsuit For $8.5 Million; You Don't Get Any Of It

Google Settles Buzz Lawsuit For $8.5 Million; You Don't Get Any Of It

Hey, remember when Google signed everyone up for Buzz without asking and revealed their private contact lists? The company has now settled a class action lawsuit brought by seven Gmail users. The BBC says that 30% will go to the legal team, while each of those seven users will get $2,500. The rest will not be turned into Google stickers or free AdSense ads for you, but instead will be “shared among organisations that promote online privacy.” [More]

Lowe's Proposes To Settle Sulfur-Spewing Drywall Claims With
Piddly Gift Cards

Lowe's Proposes To Settle Sulfur-Spewing Drywall Claims With Piddly Gift Cards

Lowe’s is proposing to settle in the tainted drywall class action lawsuit with gift cards. The gift cards will be $50, $250, or $2000. Never mind those who entire homes, way of life, and most of their possessions and electronics ruined or contaminated by the sulfur-emitting drywall. Here, how about a discount on a new showerhead? [More]

Sign Up For MSN Internet At Best Buy? You Could Get $75

Sign Up For MSN Internet At Best Buy? You Could Get $75

If you signed up for MSN Internet at Best Buy between 1999 and 2004, you could be entitled to up to $75. [More]

Fruit Roll-Ups Sued For Allegedly Not Actually Being Healthy

Fruit Roll-Ups Sued For Allegedly Not Actually Being Healthy

A Brooklyn, NY woman is suing General Mills for allegedly misleading consumers about Fruit Roll-Ups. She claims they are not quite as healthful as the packaging would like you to believe because they contain partially hydrogenated oil. [More]

Lawsuit: Land O'Lakes Must Pay $25 Million For Massive Egg Price-Fixing Conspiracy

Lawsuit: Land O'Lakes Must Pay $25 Million For Massive Egg Price-Fixing Conspiracy

A recent class-action lawsuit against Land O’Lakes alleges that the farmers’ co-operative was part of a price-fixing conspiracy within the the ovo-industrial complex to keep egg prices artificially high. According to court documents, conspirators worked toward having fewer total hens laying in the United States, leading to more money per egg for everyone, and a nice violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act. [More]

Join The Class Action Against AT&T's Slothly DSL Speeds

Join The Class Action Against AT&T's Slothly DSL Speeds

A class action has been filed against AT&T DSL for being too slow. Specifically, the suit alleges that AT&T set the maximum rate customers could get at a level that was lower than the advertised rate. The company denies these claims but has opted to settle instead of going to court. You’re eligible to join if… [More]

Dating Site eHarmony Settles Same-Sex Class Action For $2 Million

Dating Site eHarmony Settles Same-Sex Class Action For $2 Million

In 2008, eHarmony responded to complaints that it wasn’t serving gay and lesbian customers by setting up a second website, Compatible Partners, and keeping those customers separate from the official site. Some users sued the company, saying anyone with bisexual interests were being forced to pay twice for the same service. Now eHarmony has settled the class action and will allow members of either site to participate on the other one without having to pay a second time. [More]

Tyson Chicken Settles Class-Action Suit, Will Pay $4.4 Million To Consumers

Tyson Chicken Settles Class-Action Suit, Will Pay $4.4 Million To Consumers

If you bought Tyson chicken from 2007 to 2009, you may want to start keeping tabs on the new settlement being considered by Tyson to settle the class-action suit against it. The agreement was filed earlier this week, and a review is scheduled for tomorrow. If approved, approximately $4.4 million will supposedly be available to disburse to consumers. [More]

Comcast Settles BitTorrent Throttling Lawsuit

Comcast Settles BitTorrent Throttling Lawsuit

Comcast has settled a $16 million class-action lawsuit accusing the Internet provider of preventing customers from sharing files via BitTorrent. The suit alleges that Comcast sold users “unlimited” internet access that was, in fact, quite limited. Comcast still admits no wrongdoing, and affected customers will receive up to $16 each as part of the settlement. Ka-ching! [More]

Recent Class Action Settlement Roundup

Recent Class Action Settlement Roundup

Motorola handsets, cell phone ringtones, BP propane, Sony VAIO laptops, and the hormone replacement medication Estratest: if you purchased any of these items, you could be eligible for some recently settled class actions. Are you? Well, there’s only one way to find out. [More]

Walmart Unfair Pay Lawsuit Settled In Massachusetts

Walmart Unfair Pay Lawsuit Settled In Massachusetts

Current and former Walmart employees in Massachusetts (and their lawyers) were awarded $40 million in back wages this week in a class-action lawsuit. The suit was filed eight years ago, and claimed that the mega-retailer owes some hourly employees up to fourteen years’ worth of unpaid overtime, missed breaks, and other uncompensated work. [More]